OCSE collects locate information from federal, state and private sources to help state child support programs establish and enforce fair and equitable child support orders. This information includes employment and wages, SSA benefits, military entitlements, financial accounts and balances, insurance claims, unemployment, and child support case data.
Two major location systems collect and exchange data daily:
- National Directory of New Hires (NDNH), which contains new hire information, wage records and unemployment insurance claims information submitted by states and federal agencies.
- Federal Case Registry (FCR), which contains information on all child support case participants.
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- Published: July 11, 2014The FPLS State Service Portal at a Glance provides a brief synopsis of each application available through the portal
- Published: June 13, 2014Describes the FCR, FCE, IM, IRG, and State Services Portal enhancements for implementation in Release 14-01
- Published: June 3, 2014Provides screen-by-screen instructions for navigating the FCR Query application on the FPLS State Services Portal
- Published: May 29, 2014Provides information on enhancements to the FPLS implemented in Release 14-01
- Published: May 16, 2014Presents answers to questions raised by states in conference calls about Release 14-01
- Published: January 4, 2013Provides state child support agencies with the technical aspects of establishing/maintaining interfaces between state systems and the FCR
- Published: December 7, 2011Provides federal and state agencies requesting NDNH data with a general overview of the NDNH and limitations on its use
- Published: May 17, 2012Links to states' new hire reporting websites for employers reporting their newly hired employees
- Published: April 10, 2013A national directory that contains employment (i.e., new hires and quarterly wages) and unemployment insurance information
- Published: December 29, 2011Provides information about the Federal Case Registry, a database that contains child support case and participant data